Wide Child's Pose
"My first inclination in the morning is to roll around and to be on the ground in a pose that feels safe," said Stephanie Acosta, RYT 500, a yoga instructor for Work From Om."You are able to be completely held by the ground. Since I have tight hips, this is always where I start, and I will sometimes also roll my head side to side to massage the forehead."
- Start on your hands and knees, shoulders over your wrists and hips over your knees.
- Bring your toes to touch.
- Shift your hips back between your heels, exhaling as you lower your belly between your knees, coming into a Wide Child's Pose.
- Hold for five breaths.
If it's more comfortable, you can do a classic Child's Pose with your knees together.